Arts and Entertainment

Creatively draped in a variety of traditional African-inspired garb and comic book cosplay, attendees at the purple carpet advanced screening of Marvel’s highly anticipated superhero movie “B … Full Article

At Black Panther’s Brooklyn premiere, attendees celebrate heritage

Creatively draped in a variety of traditional African-inspired garb and comic book cosplay, attendees at the purple carpet advanced screening of Marvel’s highly anticipated superhero movie “Black Panther” looked more like characters from the film than moviegoers. … Full Article

Enjoy the heat wave while it lasts

O Wind, if Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
— Percy Bysshe Shelley
It was 62 degrees when Brooklynites woke up this morning.  … Full Article
Lunar New Year Parade in Sunset Park

Chinese New Year celebration comes to Sunset Park

Hundreds of children and adults alike enjoyed the storm of confetti complemented by sparkler smoke and smiling vendors that was the annual Lunar New Year Parade in Sunset Park on Sunday. … Full Article
Brooklyn-Based Artist Pulls Strings At Winter Olympics

Brooklyn-based artist pulls strings at Winter Olympics

Nicholas Mahon remained humble while he beamed with pride as an audience of more than 30,000 attended the Winter Olympics opening ceremony, showcasing his art projects at the forefront on Feb. 9. … Full Article

Narrows Community Theater brings ‘Pirates of Penzance’ to Bay Ridge

The wistful melodies of Gilbert and Sullivan will be floating through the air as the Narrows Community Theater presents a special concert series featuring the songs in “The Pirates of Penzance” next month. … Full Article

Happy Valentine's Day, Brooklyn

Cupid's tossing around hearts with abandon on a banner in Bay Ridge.   … Full Article

Celluloid Dreams in Brooklyn: Interview with Ashley Clark, BAMcinematek senior programmer

Ashley Clark has a dream job. He is the senior programmer for BAMcinematek at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). Originally from South London, Clark moved to America 12 years ago to study film at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J. … Full Article

In time for Valentine’s Day: Brooklyn’s ultimate Chocolate Tasting Trail Map

For more than a century, Brooklyn has been home to some of the city’s finest chocolatiers. … Full Article

Brooklyn actors give remarkable performances in ‘X: Or, Betty Shabazz vs. The Nation’

When the audience enters the curtainless theatre on the second floor of St. Clement’s Episcopal Church for a performance by the Acting Company of the playwright Marcus Gardley’s “X: Or, Betty Shabazz vs. The Nation,” (running through Feb. … Full Article

Taking a journey with Donna Summer's songwriters

Flatbush-born-and-raised singer-songwriters Joe “Bean” Esposito and Ed Hokenson played a large part in the career of five-time Grammy Award-winning performer Donna Summer. … Full Article

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